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Digging out from Juno? NEMA offers safety resources to help.

In preparation for and recovery after the Northeast’s winter storm Juno, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) offers suggestions to prepare, respond, and recover from what the storm is forecasting to bring. Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors should


Resources Available for Buffalo Residents Affected by Snow, Floods

In the aftermath of the recent snowstorm and consequent flooding in Buffalo, New York, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) offers homeowners and businesses guidelines and training to deal with the recovery of water-damaged electrical equipment. NEMA’s guidebook, Evaluating Water-Damaged


NEMA Lays Out the Case for Energy Savings Performance Contracts at EIA Energy Conference

More than 850 conference attendees watched U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz deliver keynote remarks to the 2013 Energy Information Administration’s Energy Conference in Washington, DC.  Even more watched him live on C-SPAN.  Secretary Moniz was the opening speaker for an



Shaheen-Portman tackles market barriers to greater investment in industrial energy efficiency

NEMA took part in a Capitol Hill event on Thursday to reintroduce the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act.  President and CEO Evan Gaddis conveyed our thanks to Senators Shaheen and Portman for continuing their vital bipartisan effort. In our


Light Bulb Amendment puts U.S. Jobs at Risk

Yesterday NEMA sent the below letter to every member in the U.S. House of Representatives.   Support US Jobs and Oppose Burgess Amendment on Light Bulbs Dr. Burgess (R-TX) has announced he will be offering an amendment that has the




Siting Transmission Corridors: A Real Life Game of Chutes and Ladders*

Oh, for the simplicity of Chutes and Ladders! In the massive effort to attain energy independence by connecting vast renewable energy resources with energy-hungry population centers, power transmission lines are both the obstacles and the solution—the chutes and ladders—to success.